David Powell

RAND Corporation

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P.O. Box 2138

Santa Monica, CA 90407-2138

United States

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Scholarly Papers (41)

1.

Synthetic Control Estimation Beyond Case Studies: Does the Minimum Wage Reduce Employment?

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1142
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 09 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2017
David Powell
RAND Corporation
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synthetic control estimation, finite inference, minimum wage, teen employment, panel data, interactive fixed effects, correlated clusters

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Unconditional Quantile Regression for Panel Data with Exogenous or Endogenous Regressors

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Dec 2010
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 495 (81,499)
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Quantiles, Panel Data, Fixed Effects, Instrumental Variables

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The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity

NBER Working Paper No. w22452
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 25 Jul 2016 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2022
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and David Powell
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 334 (128,034)
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The Effect of Population Aging on Economic Growth, the Labor Force and Productivity

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1063-1
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 04 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 20 Aug 2016
Nicole Maestas, Kathleen Mullen and David Powell
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 311 (137,515)
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population aging, GDP growth, demographic transitions

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Did the Economic Stimulus Payments of 2008 Reduce Labor Supply? Evidence from Quantile Panel Data Estimation

RAND Working Paper Series WR-710-3
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 03 Nov 2009 Last Revised: 22 May 2014
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 308 (138,942)
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economic stimulus payments, tax rebates, labor supply, fixed effects, panel data, quantile regression, nonseparable disturbance

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The Effect of the 2009 Influenza Pandemic on Labor Market Outcomes

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 10 Apr 2016
University of Chile - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation, Department of Health Policy and Management and RAND Corporation
Downloads 270 (159,077)

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Pandemic, H1N1, Employment, Work Loss

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Imperfect Synthetic Controls: Did the Massachusetts Health Care Reform Save Lives?

Number of pages: 55 Posted: 23 Jun 2018
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 186 (225,846)
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Health Care Reform, Synthetic Control Estimation, Xed Effects, Difference-in-Differences, Parallel Trends, Health Insurance, Mortality, Affordable Care Act

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A New Framework for Estimation of Quantile Treatment Effects: Nonseparable Disturbance in the Presence of Covariates

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 824-1
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jan 2011 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2013
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 171 (242,750)
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quantile treatment effects, quantile regression, nonseparable disturbance

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Working Conditions in the United States Results of the 2015 American Working Conditions Survey

Maestas, Nicole, Kathleen J. Mullen, David Powell, Till von Wachter, and Jeffrey B. Wenger, Working Conditions in the United States: Results of the 2015 American Working Conditions Survey. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2017
Number of pages: 79 Posted: 13 Jun 2018
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 162 (254,049)
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Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Private Health Insurance

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1032
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Mar 2014
David Powell and Dana P. Goldman
RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 154 (264,826)

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price elasticity, health insurance, quantile treatment effects, adverse selection, moral hazard

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The Exporter Productivity Premium Along the Productivity Distribution: Evidence from Unconditional Quantile Regression with Firm Fixed Effects

RAND Working Paper Series WR-837
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Apr 2011
David Powell and Joachim Wagner
RAND Corporation and University of Lueneburg - Institute of Economics
Downloads 123 (315,060)
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exporter productivity premium, quantile regression, fixed effects, unconditional quantile treatment effects

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Medical Care Spending and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from Workers' Compensation Reforms

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1028-1
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 28 Feb 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2014
David Powell and Seth A. Seabury
RAND Corporation and University of Southern California - Keck School of Medicine
Downloads 122 (316,850)
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effectiveness of medical care, health, labor productivity, workers' compensation

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The Labor Supply Consequences of the Opioid Crisis

RAND Working Paper Series WR- A1484-1
Number of pages: 72 Posted: 03 Sep 2021 Last Revised: 09 Jun 2022
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 109 (342,828)

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Event Study Designs, Two-way Fixed Effects Models, Labor Supply, Substance Use

The Effect of Local Labor Demand Conditions on the Labor Supply Outcomes of Older Americans

RAND Working Paper Series WR-1019
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 16 Nov 2013
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
Downloads 104 (356,305)
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The Effect of Local Labor Demand Conditions on the Labor Supply Outcomes of Older Americans

Posted: 11 Jun 2018
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation

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A Model of Unconditional Quantile Treatment Effects in the Presence of Covariates

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 816
Posted: 06 Dec 2010 Last Revised: 25 Dec 2010
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 97 (370,206)
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Unconditional Quantile Treatment Effects, Quantile Regression, Instrumental Variables

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Understanding the Demographics of the Opioid Overdose Death Crisis

RAND Working Paper Series WR- Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Nov 2021
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 93 (380,104)

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Overdose Deaths, Racial Disparities, OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, Deaths of Despair

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Do Medical Marijuana Laws Reduce Addictions and Deaths Related to Pain Killers?

NBER Working Paper No. w21345
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2022
RAND Corporation, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 81 (413,020)
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Estimating Intensive and Extensive Tax Responsiveness: Do Older Workers Respond to Income Taxes?

RAND Working Paper Series WR-987
Number of pages: 71 Posted: 10 Apr 2013
Abby Alpert and David Powell
RAND and RAND Corporation
Downloads 80 (416,071)
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retirement, income taxes, selection models

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The Exporter Productivity Premium Along the Productivity Distribution: First Evidence from a Quantile Regression Approach for Fixed Effects Panel Data Models

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5112
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 24 Aug 2010
David Powell and Joachim Wagner
RAND Corporation and University of Lueneburg - Institute of Economics
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exporter productivity premium, quantile regression, fixed effects

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How Increasing Medical Access to Opioids Contributes to the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence from Medicare Part D

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1169
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Oct 2016
RAND Corporation, University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics and RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices
Downloads 65 (465,215)
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Disentangling Moral Hazard and Adverse Selection in Private Health Insurance

NBER Working Paper No. w21858
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 12 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 24 Mar 2022
David Powell and Dana P. Goldman
RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation
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Assessing the Effects of Medical Marijuana Laws on Marijuana and Alcohol Use: The Devil is in the Details

NBER Working Paper No. w19302
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2022
University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School and Georgia State University
Downloads 51 (520,961)
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The Value of Working Conditions in the United States and Implications for the Structure of Wages

NBER Working Paper No. w25204
Number of pages: 89 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 15 May 2022
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 27 (669,040)
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The Value of Working Conditions in the United States and Implications for the Structure of Wages

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11925
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 19 Nov 2018
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, Columbia University - Columbia Business School, Economics and RAND Corporation - RAND Europe
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working conditions, wages, compensating differentials, stated preferences

The Value of Working Conditions in the United States and Implications for the Structure of Wages

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP13284
Number of pages: 92 Posted: 05 Nov 2018
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
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compensating differentials, stated preference experiments, wage differentials, working conditions

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2015 American Working Conditions Survey: Focus on Older versus Younger Workers

American University School of Public Affairs Research Paper No. 3025584
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 25 Aug 2017
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics
Downloads 49 (529,804)
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Older Workers, Working Conditions

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Inference with Correlated Clusters

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1137-1
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 02 Jun 2017
David Powell
RAND Corporation
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Finite Inference, Correlated Clusters, Fixed Effects, Panel Data, Hypothesis Testing, Score Statistic

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Optimal Health Insurance and the Distortionary Effects of the Tax Subsidy

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 975
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 06 Feb 2013 Last Revised: 17 Apr 2013
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 49 (529,804)
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optimal health insurance, income taxes, cost sharing

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Estimating Intensive and Extensive Tax Responsiveness: Do Older Workers Respond to Income Taxes?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. WP 2012-272
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Dec 2012 Last Revised: 12 May 2014
Abby Alpert and David Powell
RAND and RAND Corporation
Downloads 49 (529,804)
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Retirement, Income Taxes, Selection Models

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Supply-Side Drug Policy in the Presence of Substitutes: Evidence from the Introduction of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids

NBER Working Paper No. w23031
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 06 Jun 2022
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School, RAND Corporation and University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
Downloads 46 (543,669)
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Do Payroll Taxes in the United States Create Bunching at Kink Points?

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2015-327
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Nov 2015
David Powell
RAND Corporation
Downloads 44 (553,293)

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Payroll Taxes, Tax Salience, Making Work Pay Tax Credit, Bunching, Labor Supply

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Understanding Job Transitions and Retirement Expectations Using Stated Preferences for Job Characteristics

Michigan Retirement Research Center Research Paper No. 2019-396
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Apr 2019
Harvard Medical School - Department of Health Care Policy, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - Department of Economics and RAND Corporation
Downloads 37 (589,426)
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labor force participation, older workers, second career, unretirement

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Supply-Side Drug Policy in the Presence of Substitutes: Evidence from the Introduction of Abuse-Deterrent Opioids

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1181
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 10 Feb 2017
RAND, RAND Corporation and University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
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Income Taxes, Compensating Differentials, and Occupational Choice: How Taxes Distort the Wage-Amenity Decision

RAND Working Paper Series WR-705-1, FEDS Working Paper No. 2010-04
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 29 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
David Powell and Hui Shan
RAND Corporation and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
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income taxes, occupational choice, compensating differentials

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How Increasing Medical Access to Opioids Contributes to the Opioid Epidemic: Evidence from Medicare Part D

NBER Working Paper No. w21072
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 31 Jul 2022
University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics, RAND Corporation and RAND Corporation - Santa Monica CA Offices
Downloads 26 (657,765)
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The Effect of the 2009 Influenza Pandemic on Absence from Work

RAND Working Paper Series WR- 1176
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 11 Jan 2017
University of Chile - Department of Economics, RAND Corporation, Department of Health Policy and Management and RAND Corporation
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Income Taxes, Value of a Statistical Life, Tax Incidence, Compensating Differentials

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Heterogeneity in Income Tax Incidence: Are the Wages of Dangerous Jobs More Responsive to Tax Changes than the Wages of Safe Jobs?

RAND Working Paper Series WR-706-1
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Oct 2009 Last Revised: 15 Jan 2011
David Powell
RAND Corporation
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income taxes, value of a statistical life, tax incidence

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Does Marijuana Legalization Affect Work Capacity? Evidence from Workers’ Compensation Benefits

NBER Working Paper No. w28471
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 15 Feb 2021 Last Revised: 18 Nov 2021
William Paterson University, University of Cincinnati - Blue Ash, Temple University and RAND Corporation
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Do Temporary Workers Experience Additional Employment and Earnings Risk after Workplace Injuries?

NBER Working Paper No. w25989
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 26 Jun 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jul 2022
Nicholas Broten, Michael Dworsky and David Powell
RAND Corporation, Stanford University and RAND Corporation
Downloads 9 (801,349)
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Is the Rise in Illicit Opioids Affecting Labor Supply and Disability Claiming Rates?

NBER Working Paper No. w27804
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 14 Sep 2020 Last Revised: 22 Dec 2021
Sujeong Park and David Powell
affiliation not provided to SSRN and RAND Corporation
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Variation in Performance of Commonly Used Statistical Methods for Estimating Effectiveness of State-Level Opioid Policies on Opioid-Related Mortality

NBER Working Paper No. w27029
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 May 2020 Last Revised: 09 May 2022
RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, Johns Hopkins University - Bloomberg School of Public Health, Vanderbilt University - Medical Center, Vanderbilt University - Medical Center, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation, RAND Corporation - Pittsburgh PA Offices, RAND Corporation and University of Southern California - Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
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Estimating Intensive and Extensive Tax Responsiveness

Economic Inquiry, Vol. 58, Issue 4, pp. 1855-1873, 2020
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 06 Oct 2020
Abby Alpert and David Powell
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School and RAND Corporation
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